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Battle of Oudenarde


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(1708)

Military engagement during the War of the Spanish Succession. At the Flemish city of Oudenarde Marlborough and his Dutch and Austrian allies defeated the French army. It was Marlborough's third great victory and led to the capture of Lille. In 1745, during the War of the Austrian Succession, the French took the town and dismantled the fortifications.

Subjects: British History — World History.


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